United States assures support for Lebanese Army

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Flags of Lebanon and the United States

Beirut, 14 October 2021 (TDI): The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants of Lebanon, Abdullah Bouhabib, received the US Deputy Secretary of State, Victoria Nuland. She was heading the US delegation. US Ambassador to Lebanon, Dorothy Shea also accompanied.

During the meeting, the two parties discussed the bilateral cooperation for mutual benefit. Victoria Nuland, on her part, assured that the US will continue to provide support for the Lebanese Army.

The US and Lebanon have a strong and strategic relationship with the former being the primary security partner of the latter. The US has provided bilateral security assistance to the Lebanese Armed Forces. Aside from that it also provides humanitarian aid to Lebanon ever since the Syrian crisis.

Lebanon has been facing turmoil, domestically. More specifically after the blast at the Beirut port. Many countries have assured to help the country during the dire times, including Turkey, Jordan and Germany.

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